Most Recent

REPORT: Rory McIlroy WDs from Abu Dhabi with stress fracture in rib
www.golfwrx.com

Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from the 2017 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship with what reports call a stress fracture in his rib. “Rory McIlroy has been forced to withdraw from the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship after tests revealed he has sustained a rib injury,” the European Tour said in a statement. He fought what he called […]

32
Like
Save
Monday’s photos from the 2017 CareerBuilder Challenge
www.golfwrx.com

GolfWRX is live this week from the 2017 CareerBuilder Challenge at TPC Stadium Course at PGA West in La Quinta, Calif. The course, which was designed by Pete Dye, will play as a par-72 measuring 7,113 yards for the event. The field is headline by Phil Mickelson, a two-time champion of the event and current […]

26
Like
Save
Spotted: Ping “Sigma G” putters
www.golfwrx.com

We spotted what appears to be an extensive new line of Ping “Sigma G” putters at the 2017 CareerBuilder Challenge on Monday. Based on the photos from the event, the line includes at least 12 different head models, and at least two different finishes — some models look to be variations of past head shapes […]

32
Like
Save
Back specialist: McIlroy's injury rare for golfers
www.golfchannel.com

The roll call of injured players reaches deep and now includes Rory McIlroy, the No. 2 player in the world. McIlroy, who lost in a playoff to Graeme Storm at the BMW South African Open on Sunday, started to complain early in the tournament of a sharp pain in his upper back. “I’m actually surprised […]

37
Like
Save
JT's 'terrible' week has happy ending
www.golfchannel.com

HONOLULU – If this began as the worst week of Justin Thomas’ life, just imagine what a good week would look like. To be completely accurate, following Alabama’s loss in Monday’s national championship game Thomas tweeted, “Without a doubt most upset I’ve ever been in my life. Just hate to see those guys lose that […]

46
Like
Save
Tour Mash: A record-setting performance from Justin Thomas
www.golfwrx.com

If there’s only one ingredient, you can’t list it as a Tour Mash on the menu. No disrespect to last week’s SBS Tournament of Champions, but Tour Mash needed a bit more substance to serve up its 2017 debut. The PGA Tour’s Sony Open in Hawaii, the 2017 opening of the European and Web.com tours and […]

31
Like
Save
10 Things You Need to Know About Ping’s i200 Irons
www.golfwrx.com

When Ping released its iBlade irons, our review called them “intelligent blades,” a fitting description of an iron that was designed to look and feel like a blade, but offer more forgiveness. The Ping i200 irons are again blurring the line of blade and cavity-back irons. They’re made to have the forgiveness of cavity-backs, but deliver the clean looks and workability you’d […]

35
Like
Save
By the numbers: Thomas' record-setting season
www.golfchannel.com

By now every golf fan must know that Justin Thomas broke the record for the lowest 72-hole score in PGA Tour history with his total of 253. But here’s a more esoteric record set by Thomas: In winning the two Hawaii events (Tournament of Champions and Sony Open) over the past two weeks, he was […]

23
Like
Save
Fore Things: Thomas' caddie the secret ingredient
www.golfchannel.com

HONOLULU – Justin Thomas lapped the field at Waialae Country Club, closing with his second-consecutive 65 to finish seven strokes clear of Justin Rose for his fourth PGA Tour title, and, despite the margin of victory, there were no shortage of highlights on Sunday. Justin Thomas and his father, Mike, have a tradition. For every […]

45
Like
Save
Thomas cracks top 10 in OWGR with Sony win
www.golfchannel.com

Justin Thomas is now a top-10 player. With back-to-back wins in Hawaii, Thomas is now ranked eighth in the Official World Golf Ranking. He was 12th, following his victory at the SBS Tournament of Champions, and moved up four more spots thanks to his record-setting triumph at the Sony Open. Graeme Storm, who knocked off […]

32
Like
Save
Randall's Rant: Passing on Couples a loss for us all
www.golfchannel.com

Fred Couples isn’t the only loser with Jim Furyk named last week as the American Ryder Cup captain. We lose, too. We’re losing, forever it seems now, the chance to see Couples in charge at what may be the world’s most popular golf event. This felt like Couples’ last chance to seize the biggest stage […]

46
Like
Save